Ongoing Suicide Prevention Hotline If you have a friend, loved ones, neighbor, or co-worker who is struggling, be supportive. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 is open around the clock with operators ready to lend an ear and help people out of the darkness.
Ongoing FestivalSouth and Covid-19 Cultural Arts Emergency Relief Fund Are selling two limited edition commemorative prints which celebrate FestivalSouth's 10th anniversary and the Leaf River Revival. The prints may be purchased separately or as a bundle at FestivalSouth.org.
Now until Oct. 28th Janice Baptist Church: Tent Revival Takes place in the field behind the Sunday School building of the church (2035 Highway 29, Brooklyn).
On October 25, services will be at 11 a.m. The afternoon service will follow the noon meal and music at 2 p.m. Services continue October 26-28 at 7 p.m. each night.
The evangelist will be Brother Matt White, Pastor of Runnelstown First Baptist Church. Janice Baptist Church's Strings & Things is organizing the praise, worship and music.
For more details, call the church at 601-598-2801.
Now until Oct. 31st Virtual Statewide Walk for Diabetes The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi’s annual walk for diabetes goes virtual this year.
Whether you walk on a treadmill, in your neighborhood, or on a trail, choose your day, collect donations and get ready to take steps to fight diabetes. All monies stay in Mississippi.
Call 601-957-7878 to register.
Select dates until Oct. 31st Fair Food The South Mississippi Fair has been canceled for 2020.
However, 12 of your favorite fair food vendors will be set up in the main parking lot off Doncurt Street in Laurel at the South Mississippi Fairgrounds selling delicious fair foods. It will be a “grab and go” service only and all social distancing precautions will be in place.
The vendors will be in operation on the following dates and times...
\ Oct. 29th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
\ Oct. 30th from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
\ Oct. 31st from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Select dates until Nov. 14th Art on the Lawn Series Takes place Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel. Artists will demonstrate their talents and sell their completed works. Artists retain their proceeds to help them recover from at least six months of limited income.
Oct. 29th Blue Blood Heroes Blood Drive Presented by the Jones County Sheriff’s Department and Vitalant, the blood drive takes place from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Magnolia State Bank on Central Ave. Laurel.
Oct. 30th-Dec. 12th Smithsonian’s Crossroads: Change in Rural America This Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibition comes to Mt. Olive. Tours will be available Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with themed presentations each Saturday at 10 a.m.
An opening ceremony will be held this Friday, the 30th, at 10 a.m. at the Mt. Olive Volunteer Fire Department.
For more details, call the Mt. Olive library at 601-797-4955.
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